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Buyer - Technology

Job Title: Buyer - Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91999
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2013 09:40

Job Description

This leading multi-channel retailer requires an experienced Buyer to join within the Technology department. Previous retail buying experience at Buyer level within Electricals or technology is essential. As Buyer, you will be responsible for: * Planning, sourcing and selecting a commercial and profitable range across Technology categories. * Sourcing new suppliers and managing existing supplier relationships. * Ensuring profitability is maximised through effective cost price negotiation. * Sourcing new suppliers and managing existing supplier relationships. * Assisting to develop and implement promotional plans across given categories. * Monitoring sales performance and adjusting strategy as appropriate. * Working closely with other departments within the business. To be successful you will have: * Demonstrable buying experience within technology/electrical categories from another successful high street retailer. * Experience working with suppliers on both a domestic and FOB basis. * Strong negotiation and supplier management skills. * Strong analytical skills and an ability to communicate across all levels. * Good commercial knowledge and acumen. * High level of numeracy and computer literacy. In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary along with a bonus and other great benefits. If youre looking for a new challenge or to take the next step in your Buying career, apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.